Agenda for Tuesday April 21: Meet Charlotte’s only female brewer

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Hello Tuesday.

I’m big into what I call “sandwich management.” I don’t like a sloppy sandwich that falls all over the place. Liberty has incredible burgers and sandwiches, but they’re stacked vertically in a way that will never stay together. Never. This is why I love the torpedo-ness of Which Wich (or Jimmy John’s for that matter), you know the sandwich is going to stay intact. Anyways.


Today’s Weather: 71. Sunny with a 5% chance of rain.
Today’s Stat: 145. Number of Charlotteans that finished yesterday’s Boston Marathon.
Today’s Job: Events Manager at Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. Go.
Today’s Charlottean: Jim Van Fleet, Charlotte tech leader, for being a tireless supporter of entreprenuership in Charlotte and writing about his next chapter.


Meet Charlotte’s only female brewer, Alexa Long
Alexa shares with April Smith how she started with home brewing and why she’s into Heist’s new Blood Orange Saison called “Salerno.”

How to make friends in Charlotte like a grown up
Katie Levans discusses how making friends of out college is hard and provides insights to creating lasting friendships in our city.

Every Charlotte Dad needs to attend music class with their baby
Acoustic jams were amazing, but my baby boy tried to eat the maraca.

Work life of Dave Collier, CEO of Ink Floyd
Dave leads us through his desk setup, Charlotte hacks and Samsung Galaxy 5 home screen.

7 things you missed at Science on the Rocks
Emily Gunn sipped some vodka drinks while staring at a naked rat at this Discover Place event. Looks incredible.


The city is thinking about dropping the $47 garbage fee and adding a small property tax increase. We have a $21.7 million deficit and although small, this would help make up some of the gap.

Wells Fargo Golf Championship is partnering with Uber this year to make transportation even easier. Dedicated Uber drop-off/pick-up lot.

Duck Donuts is opening a store in Dilworth. Most popular donut is the Maple Bacon donut. Read our Agenda Briefing.

UNC-Chapel Hill partnered with Nike to create new uniforms. View photos here, but overall it’s a subtle changes.

Have a dry Tuesday and I challenge you to love this city enough to get your own Charlotte tattoo.

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